Cheryl K. Newman passed away peacefully February 4, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family in the midst of a snowstorm- just as she had predicted.
Cheryl was born June 24, 1955 in Bismarck, ND to Ernest and Idella (Reuer) Nuemiller. She was raised in Bismarck and graduated from Bismarck High School in 1974. She attended North Dakota State School of Science in Wapheton, ND. That is where she met the love of her life, Keith Newman.
Cheryl graduated from NDSCS in 1976. Cheryl and Keith then moved to Minot, ND where she was employed at Border States. Cheryl and Keith later moved to Bismarck, ND where they were united in marriage on May 19, 1979 at Faith Lutheran Church. Cheryl loved to clean. Over the years she held various cleaning positions at Cedar Ridge, North Central Health Care Center, Wausau Manor, Rembrandt and UWSP. She was happily retired.
In her free time, she enjoyed walking and shopping- looking for deals was her hobby. She could tell you where all the sales were. She loved having sleepovers and cooking with her granddaughter Ashlyn. She enjoyed gatherings with her family and friends and always cooked up a storm for them.
She is survived by her children Heather (Jeremy) Riehle, Weston, and Travis (Fiance Cheryl Larson and her son, Tyler Larson) Newman, Weston; granddaughter Ashlyn Riehle; six siblings Gordon (Joel’l) Neumiller, Stanton, ND, Julie McLain, Stanton, ND, Jim (Tamara) Neumiller, Bismarck, ND, Bonnie (Greg) Bechtold, Minot, ND, Bob (Corine) Neumiller, Vail, AZ; mother-in-law Marlene Newman, Minot, ND; sisters-in-law Kathy (Dave) Cole, Maxine Newman, and Ranae (Paul) Rudolph all of Minot, ND. Cheryl has lots of nieces and nephews along with two god-daughters Emilie Neumiller Sayler, Mandan, ND and Jenna Clark Miosek, West Fargo, ND; and special friend and neighbor, Carol Ivey. She was preceded in death by her husband Keith Newman, parents Ernest and Idella Neumiller, grandparents Mr. and Ms. Theophil Reuer, Mr. and Ms. Christian Neumiller, father-in-law LeRoy Newman, brother-in-law Ed McLain and one nephew Trevor Bechtold.
A celebration of Cheryl’s life will be held Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 12:00 noon at Brainard Funeral Home- Everest Chapel, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service. Masks and social distancing will be observed.
The family wants to extend a heartfelt thank you to her sister Julie McLain for allowing her wish to die at home come true. We could not have done it without you! Also, to Wausau Aspirus Hospice- all the nurses, doctors, and CNAs were amazing. A special thank you goes out to her nurse, Shana along with Chaplain Natalie for their superb care and compassion during this challenging time.